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Burt Kimmelman

Author's Bio

Burt Kimmelman has published eight collections of poetry – Musaics (Sputyen Duyvil Press, 1992), First Life (Jensen/Daniels Publishing, 2000), The Pond at Cape May Point (Marsh Hawk Press, 2002), a collaboration with the painter Fred Caruso, Somehow (Marsh Hawk Press, 2005), There Are Words (Dos Madres Press, 2007), As If Free is (Talisman House, Publishers, 2009), The Way We Live (Dos Madres Press, 2011), and Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982 - 2013 (BlazeVOX [books]). For over a decade he was Senior Editor of Poetry New York: A Journal of Poetry and Translation. He is a professor of English at New Jersey Institute of Technology and the author of two book-length literary studies: The "Winter Mind": William Bronk and American Letters (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1998); and, The Poetics of Authorship in the Later Middle Ages: The Emergence of the Modern Literary Persona (Peter Lang Publishing, 1996; paperback 1999). He also edited The Facts on File Companion to 20th-Century American Poetry (Facts on File, 2005) and co- edited The Facts on File Companion to American Poetry (2007). He has published scores of essays on medieval, modern, and contemporary poetry. Recent interviews of Kimmelman can be found online: with Tom Fink in Jacket 40 (text), and with George Spencer at Poetry Thin Air (video). More information and samples of Kimmelman's poetry and other work can be found at BurtKimmelman.com.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Way We Live (Dos Madres Press, 2011), As If Free (Talisman House Publications, 2009), There Are Words (Dos Madres Press, 2007), Somehow (Marsh Hawk Press, 2005), The Pond at Cape May Point (Marsh Hawk Press, 2002), First Life (Jensen/Daniels, 2000), Musaics (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 1992)

Burt Kimmelman Resume

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Listing last updated: April 26, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in:
Spanish

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